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Entry Level Electrical Engineer - Detroit, MI at Arcadis

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Novi, Michigan





Job Description:

Arcadis is searching for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer to join our world-class firm in Detroit, MI. This position will start December 2019 or January 2020.

This is an exciting opportunity be involved in a variety of electrical engineering tasks for Municipal and Industrial water/wastewater projects; such as those regarding design, analysis, and layout of power distribution systems, standby power systems, lighting systems, data communications, equipment relay logic, and instrumentation and controls systems, with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country and a strong, nationally recognized technical staff. This position will report to a Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Manager in the Detroit office.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


  • Work on the electrical design and coordination of various projects, involving industrial, municipal projects with an emphasis on water and wastewater treatment plant related buildings, industrial facilities, and associated electrical systems, as well as the analysis of existing facilities.

  • Support the establishment of design criteria, perform design calculations, develop one-line diagrams, control schematics, plans, and specifications.

  • Design work utilizing AutoCAD, specifically concerning electrical systems for Engineering Design and Construction projects.

  • Assure compliance with specifications.

  • Assist and increase involvement with cost estimating, code review, field investigation, report and memo writing, and other similar electrical engineering related tasks.

  • Provide engineering services during construction, including reviewing equipment submittals, shop drawings and responding to contractor RFI's (request for information).

  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Basic understanding and proficiency with Microstation and/or AutoCAD.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project and Outlook).

  • Experience using ETAP, SKM Power Tools or other power systems analysis software.

  • A strong educational background

  • The ability to work productively independently and as a member of a highly efficient team

  • An attitude that is performance-driven, team-oriented and client-focused

  • Strong written/verbal communication skills

  • An impressive work ethic

  • Active involvement in regional and/or national professional associations

  • Experience in W/WW Electrical Engineering design and design activities such as power and standby power systems, lighting and motor control systems design

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology, or a closely related field of study.

  • EIT or ability to obtain EIT within one (1) year from date of hire.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation, PLC controls and SCADA network architecture.

Why Choose Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About this Business Line

Water, perhaps the world's most critical resource, can both sustain and destroy. As a global top five player in water services, we focus on the entire water cycle - from source to tap and back again - while also managing rivers and coastal zones, urban and rural water, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels. Join our specialist teams of engineers, scientists and consultants and be uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water technology that is built to withstand and support the demands of a rapidly changing world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.





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